Education: Bilingualism / ESL

  • Re-examining Language Testing: A Philosophical and Social Inquiry book cover

    Re-examining Language Testing

    A Philosophical and Social Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Winner of the SAGE/ILTA Book Award 2016 Re-examining Language Testing explores ideas that form the foundations of language testing and assessment. The discussion is framed within the philosophical and social beliefs that have forged the practices endemic in language education and policy today.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12

  • Teaching ELLs to Read: Strategies to Meet the Common Core, K-5 book cover

    Teaching ELLs to Read

    Strategies to Meet the Common Core, K-5, 1st Edition

    By Paul Boyd-Batstone

    In this essential book from ELL-expert Paul Boyd-Batstone, you’ll find out how to teach reading while keeping in mind the unique needs of English language learners. You’ll learn best practices and differentiated strategies for each domain of the Common Core Foundational Reading Skills, including…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • Internationalizing the Curriculum book cover

    Internationalizing the Curriculum

    1st Edition

    By Betty Leask

    The drive to internationalize higher education has seen the focus shift in recent years towards its defining element, the curriculum. As the point of connection between broader institutional strategies and the student experience, the curriculum plays a key role in the success or failure of the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-02
    Internationalization in Higher Education Series

  • Adult Language Education and Migration: Challenging agendas in policy and practice book cover

    Adult Language Education and Migration

    Challenging agendas in policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Simpson, Anne Whiteside

    Adult Language Education and Migration: Challenging Agendas in Policy and Practice provides a lively and critical examination of policy and practice in language education for adult migrants around the world, showing how opportunities for learning the language of a new country both shape and are…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27

  • Identity-Focused ELA Teaching: A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts book cover

    Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19

  • A History of Applied Linguistics: From 1980 to the present book cover

    A History of Applied Linguistics

    From 1980 to the present, 1st Edition

    By Kees de Bot

    This book provides one perspective on how Applied Linguistics has been defined and how the field of Applied Linguistics has developed over the last 30 years. The author addresses themes like why formal linguistic theories lost so much ground and how the interest in more socially oriented approaches…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19

  • Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice book cover

    Primary School English-Language Education in Asia

    From Policy to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Young-in Moon

    In Asia, English is no longer a foreign language but a key resource for education, government, business and the general public. Whereas thirty years ago, British and American experts believed that the best way to improve the quality of English teaching was to cancel any programs below the secondary…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05

  • Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy: Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition book cover

    Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05

  • Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies: Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents book cover

    Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies

    Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniella Molle, Edynn Sato, Timothy Boals, Carol A. Hedgspeth

    Shifting the discourse from a focus on academic language to the more dynamic but less researched construct of academic literacies, this volume addresses three key questions: • What constitutes academic literacy? • What does academic literacy development in adolescent multilingual students look…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05

  • Teaching and Learning English Grammar: Research Findings and Future Directions book cover

    Teaching and Learning English Grammar

    Research Findings and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by MaryAnn Christison, Donna Christian, Patricia A. Duff, Nina Spada

    An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about English grammar, this volume presents empirical studies along with syntheses and overviews of previous and ongoing work on the teaching and learning of grammar for learners of English as a second/foreign language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education: A Framework for TESOL Professionals book cover

    Promoting Teacher Reflection in Second Language Education

    A Framework for TESOL Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Thomas S. C. Farrell

    Taking the concept and the practice of reflective teaching forward, this book introduces a well-structured, flexible framework for use by teachers at all levels of development, from pre-service to novice to the most experienced. The framework outlines five levels of reflective practice—Philosophy;…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Second Language Sentence Processing book cover

    Second Language Sentence Processing

    1st Edition

    By Alan Juffs, Guillermo A. Rodríguez

    This addition to the Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition series presents a comprehensive review of the latest research findings on sentence processing in second language acquisition. The book begins with a broad overview of the core issues of second language sentence processing…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

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